Stephanie J. Nahas, MD, MSEd, FAHS, FAAN

Associate Professor, Department of Neurology
Thomas Jefferson University

Stephanie Nahas completed her undergraduate degree in biology at Harvard University before earning her MD at Rush Medical College. She completed her internship at Rush, followed by a neurology residency and a fellowship in headache medicine at Thomas Jefferson University Hospital. In 2007, she became the fellowship program director at the Jefferson Headache Center, where she is currently an associate professor in the Department of Neurology.

A committed advocate for migraine patients, she has regularly attended Headache on the Hill with the Alliance for Headache Disorders Advocacy (AHDA) in Washington, D.C., since 2007. She has also served on the AHDA board of directors since 2018.

For the American Headache Society (AHS), she is currently serving her first term as an at-large member of the board of directors, and she also serves on the Education and Scottsdale Program Planning committees. In the past, she has been chair or co-chair of several Special Interest Sections of the AHS. She is an original member of the First Contact: Headache in Primary Care Working Group, and presently serves as senior adviser.

Dr. Nahas is section editor for Current Pain and Headache Reports, and is a member of and test-item writer for the United Council for Neurologic Subspecialties Headache Medicine exam committee.

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